Shares of OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and ten have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 472.40 ($6.41).
Several research firms recently issued reports on OSB. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 398 ($5.40) price objective on shares of OneSavings Bank in a research note on Wednesday. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.78) price objective on shares of OneSavings Bank in a research note on Wednesday. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of OneSavings Bank in a research note on Wednesday. Peel Hunt lifted their price objective on shares of OneSavings Bank from GBX 445 ($6.04) to GBX 470 ($6.38) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 490 ($6.65) price objective on shares of OneSavings Bank in a research note on Monday, March 19th.
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Shares of OSB stock traded down GBX 0.60 ($0.01) on Friday, hitting GBX 424 ($5.75). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,458,641 shares, compared to its average volume of 853,038. OneSavings Bank has a fifty-two week low of GBX 361.70 ($4.91) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 477.97 ($6.48).
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 15th. The company reported GBX 51.10 ($0.69) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 48.40 ($0.66) by GBX 2.70 ($0.04). OneSavings Bank had a net margin of 50.47% and a return on equity of 25.09%. The business had revenue of 拢245.40 million during the quarter.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 9.30 ($0.13) per share. This is a positive change from OneSavings Bank’s previous dividend of $3.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. This represents a yield of 2.47%.
In other OneSavings Bank news, insider April Talintyre sold 84,333 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Sunday, March 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 219 ($2.97), for a total transaction of 拢184,689.27 ($250,528.04).
About OneSavings Bank
OneSavings Bank Plc operates as a specialist lender and retail savings company in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. The company operates through two segments, Buy-to-Let/SME and Residential Mortgages. It offers fixed, notice, easy access, and regular savings products, including ISAs. The company also provides buy to let and commercial mortgages, as well as development loans to small and medium sized developers of residential property; first charge, second charge, and shared ownership residential mortgage loans; and personal and secured loans, as well as funding lines to non-bank finance companies secured against portfolios of financial assets, principally mortgages and leases.